Video games hold a great deal of potential for engaging folks on a variety of different levels. But, to be honest, that potential is often squandered. So that’s why it’s incredibly refreshing to see other uses for the medium—like effectively communicating the emotions and frustrations of others. Take Hair Nah, a online game from Portland’s Momo Pixel that provides insight into a common annoyance for black people: uninvited hair touching.
When your social stream becomes a transactional stream, you start to get some pretty interesting applications of commerce. And supporting good causes is no different. That’s why you’ll see Portland’s Chirpify as a key component of the MasterCard Dig In & Do Good: Stand Up to Cancer campaign. Read More